Join the Bobcat Booster Club Today

Seneca High School (SHS) is starting up the Bobcat Booster Club again. In his first year as Athletic Director, Coach Andy Bay wants to re-establish the non-profit organization comprised of dedicated parents, guardians, alumni, coaches, teachers, administrators, students, and community members. “One of my goals as the Athletic Director, this is my 20th year and when I first started and […]

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Collins’ Speech should be taught in Every Civics Class

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, released this statement applauding Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) for announcing her intention to vote in favor of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Graham was on the Senate floor and listened to Senator Collins’ address. “Senator Collins’ floor speech in a word, wow. It will go down in history […]

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Workforce Pathways Scholarships available at TCTC

Tri-County Technical College’s (TCTC) Corporate and Community Education Division received $876,000 in Workforce Pathways Scholarship funding that will help more than 400 individuals get back to work through QuickJobs training programs. The funding, approved by the General Assembly, help students pay for courses in approved career training programs, such as CNA, SCMC, Pre-Highway Construction, Logistics and Forklift Training, Business Office […]

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2018 Christmas Parades set in OC

It might be October, but it is never too early to start preparing for Christmas. With that in mind the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce announces the 2018 Christmas Parade schedule for the Golden Corner of South Carolina. Seneca holds their Christmas Parade on Nov. 26, 2018, at 6pm. The Westminster Christmas Parade is set for Nov. 29, 2018, at […]

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Walhalla seeking Vintage Pictures

The City of Walhalla invites the community to submit vintage pictures. The city wants to see photos of the city that residents might have hiding in the attic or basement. Walhalla has historical homes and churches that the city would like to see from 1850 to today. You can submit your photos on the city’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cityofwalhallasc/ or […]

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Ticket Prices lowered for Celebrate Oconee!

Ticket prices have been lowered for Celebrate Oconee!, the county’s big sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary party. The Oconee Heritage Center (OHC) announces that thanks to a generous anonymous donation tickets are now $50 per couple and $25 for individuals. All proceeds will benefit OHC museums. Celebrate Oconee! takes place on Friday, Oct. 12, from 6-9pm, at Chattooga Belle Farm in […]

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Half-staff Flag Observance announced for SC

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster orders that the flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff until further notice as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on law enforcement officers in Florence, South Carolina and as a tribute to the officers’ selfless service and sacrifice and incredible bravery in the […]

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Pumpkin Patch opens at Northside Elementary

The pumpkins have arrived at Northside Elementary School in Seneca and the annual Pumpkin Patch is now open for business, explains Bookkeeper Shawn Smith. “It’s right here in front of the school, it’s ready for business. It’s open everyday from noon until dusk, so around 7:15-7:30pm in the evenings. It’s a great opportunity to come by and pick out a […]

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